Boat Accidents

Common Boating Injuries 

People suffer a variety of serious injuries when boats collide, primarily due to the speed and size of the watercrafts, combined with the fact that these accidents occur out on open water. Furthermore, passengers and drivers are unrestrained in boats, leading to significant movement when collisions happen. While there are supposed to be flotation devices on boats in case of emergency, many operators fail to take this precaution into account. As a result, wrongful death may occur in a boating accident, not only due to the injuries themselves but also due to drowning. 

Injuries and death can come about in any number of ways, including:

  • Capsizing
  • Drowning
  • Propeller injuries
  • Fire and explosion
  • Rough waters or wake
  • Impact with sandbars
  • Collisions with other boats
  • Slip and fall/man overboard
  • Collisions with docks or piers
  • Defective watercraft or equipment
  • Contact with submerged structures
  • Falls from heights (such as a second story on the boat)
  • Defective life jackets, floatation devices, or safety gear

At Miller Stern Lawyers, we handle accidents involving all types of boats, including commercial ships, speedboats, yachts, fishing boats, jet skis, and more. Though accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, one thing is true for all cases: These incidents usually result in high medical bills, costly property damage, and other economic hardships. To combat this, retain the services of an attorney who can devise a solid strategy based on the unique circumstances of your case. The personal attention and client-focused approach to the law found at our firm can make the difference in the amount of money you are able to recover for your injuries. 

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    Holding Negligent Parties Accountable

    Our boating accident lawyers in Baltimore City offer effective and experienced representation. We will do everything in our power to hold the negligent party and their insurance company accountable for their actions. Our attorneys have a long track record of success in this complicated area of law, and we have helped many clients successfully through settlement or litigation to achieve the highest possible monetary reward. We work diligently to help you get the full compensation you are legally entitled to. 

    To schedule your free consultation with our boating accident attorneys, contact us today at 410-LAW-FIRM.

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